Ignition Dance Festival 2018, seeking emerging artists for the elevate bursaries.

Where: Lyric Hammersmith or Rose Theatre Kingston, London, UK

When: Sunday 13 May 2018 and Saturday 16 June 2018

Deadline for applications: Friday 6 April 2018

Celebrating its fifth year – Ignition is West London’s only Dance Festival.
Ignition Dance Festival – is seeking applications from emerging choreographers & dance companies to create an opening or closing performance for the community dance platforms at the Lyric Hammersmith or Rose Theatre Kingston.
Produced by DanceWest – the community dance organisation for West London, Ignition showcases the diversity in community dance. Thanks to support from Arts Council England, Royal Borough of Kingston and London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham we are able to offer four commissions of £500.
The commission would appeal to emerging choreographers and dance companies that are looking are looking for their first or early commission, building performance history and gaining valuable experience. The work created should be accessible, aspirational, fun and performed by four or more dancers.
Apply to create an opening or closing performance for:
Sunday 13 May 2018 – Lyric Hammersmith
Saturday 16 June 2018 – Rose Theatre Kingston
Bursary: DanceWest will award £500 to four recipients. Two to create work for the Lyric Hammersmith and two for the Rose Theatre Kingston.
Who can apply: Emerging choreographers and emerging dance companies of all ages. Choreographers’ Companies where this would be a first or early commission. Choreographers and Companies working in all genres.

How to apply

Request the application form: admin@dancewest.co.uk
Return the completed application to DanceWest by Friday 6 April 2018
Bursary awarded by Friday 13 April 2018.For further information, please visit http://www.dancewest.co.uk/ignitioncommunity2018

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